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January 18, 2018 10:00 PM Trudeau continues cross-country town hall tour with stop in Quebec City

PM has touted tour as a chance to escape 'Ottawa bubble' and meet with Canadians After a swing through Nova Scotia and Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Quebec City tonight for the second leg of his cross-country town hall tour as he looks to meet with Canadians ahead of Parliament's return later this month. Trudeau embarked on a similar 8

January 18, 2018 4:28 PM 'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste storage near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups say

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories facility in Chalk River, Ont., could be up and running in 2020 Indigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is "insanity" and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the Chalk River 8

January 17, 2018 11:26 PM Liberals devote $20M to gender-based violence services in vulnerable communities

Status of Women Canada says the money will go to developing services for survivors in Indigenous, LGBTQ and immigrant populations. OTTAWA—The Liberal government is devoting $20 million to develop projects aimed at preventing gender-based violence in vulnerable communities that have a shortage of support for victims and their families. Status of Women 10

January 17, 2018 3:10 PM Liberals to invest $20 million to tackle sexual violence against Indigenous, LGBT, immigrant populations

Status of Women minister to announce details of plans to support "underserved" survivors of abuse The Liberal government is announcing $20 million in funding for organizations to support what it calls "underserved" survivors of sexual violence. That includes programs targeting Indigenous, immigrant and LGBT populations, as well as seniors and disabled 12

January 16, 2018 2:55 PM 3 churches firebombed during Pope's visit to Chile

Fires on 1st day of Pope Francis's visit, during which he offered apology for sex abuse by priests Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis's visit to the Andean nation. Authorities say two churches were burned in the early hours of Tuesday in the southern Araucania region. The Pope is set to visit with indigenous 14

January 15, 2018 5:50 PM Tahoe Resources cutting 250 jobs at Guatemala silver mine amid legal fight

Company suspended operations at the mine last July after ruling by Guatemalan court Tahoe Resources Inc. says it has cut 250 jobs at its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala as a legal battle to reopen the mine drags on. The company says it was forced to suspend operations at the mine last July after the Supreme Court of Guatemala issued a provisional decision 9

January 5, 2018 9:10 PM What the letters on Sen. Beyak's website said

Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, said they contain “racist and stereotypical attitudes” that perpetuate misunderstandings of Indigenous peoples. Sen. Lynn Beyak was booted from the Conservative caucus on Thursday after she refused to take down letters from her personal website that her party leadership deemed racist 12

January 5, 2018 3:11 AM Sen. Lynn Beyak kicked out of Conservative caucus

'Racism will not be tolerated,' Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Sen. Lynn Beyak has been kicked out of the Conservative caucus because of letters posted to her Senate website deemed racist by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and others. In a statement, Scheer said he had asked Beyak to remove the letters, in support of her earlier defence of residential 29

December 27, 2017 9:16 PM Woman, 18, pleads guilty to murder of Sagkeeng First Nation schoolmate shown beaten in online videos

WARNING: This story contains graphic details One of two teens accused of killing schoolmate Serena McKay on a Manitoba First Nation in April has pleaded guilty to murder, eight months after videos surfaced showing the girl being beaten the night she was killed. McKay was a Grade 12 student about to graduate from Sagkeeng Anicinabe High School in Sagkeeng 37

December 6, 2017 5:11 PM Indigenous films, French zombie flick on TIFF's annual list of top Canadian movies

TORONTO -- The Toronto International Film Festival's annual list of top Canadian movies includes Indigenous stories, a French-language zombie film, and the directorial debut of two Montreal brothers starring Evan Rachel Wood. The selection is part of TIFF's Canada's Top Ten Film Festival, which includes 10 days of screenings and events in Toronto and a cross-country 16